DES http://nhpr.org en Maintaining Level Of Winnipesaukee A Delicate Balance For Boaters, Environment http://nhpr.org/post/maintaining-level-winnipesaukee-delicate-balance-boaters-environment <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As summer approaches, boaters who enjoy spending time on Lake </span>Winnipesaukee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have their eyes focused on two things: the weather and the <a href="http://www2.des.state.nh.us/RTi_Home/station_information_display.asp?ID=WEIN3&amp;NAME=Lake+Winnipesaukee&amp;FULLPOND=Full+Lake+=+4.32+ft.+Local+=+504.32+ft.+above+sea+level">lake level.</a></span></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 17:28:13 +0000 Ray Carbone 48332 at http://nhpr.org Maintaining Level Of Winnipesaukee A Delicate Balance For Boaters, Environment Tom Burack: NH's Commissioner Of Environmental Services http://nhpr.org/post/tom-burack-nhs-commissioner-environmental-services <p></p><p>We sit down with New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Thomas Burack.&nbsp;&nbsp;The state’s environment has seen some hopeful trends recently, particularly when it comes to air quality. The story changes, however, when it comes to our lakes and coastal waters. We’ll get an update on what’s been working in addressing these issues, and what still needs to be done.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Tom Burack -</strong>&nbsp;New Hampshire Commissioner for Environmental Services</li></ul> Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 26652 at http://nhpr.org Tom Burack: NH's Commissioner Of Environmental Services AG's Office Announces Settlement in 'Largest Wetlands Fill In N.H. History' http://nhpr.org/post/ags-office-announces-settlement-largest-wetlands-fill-nh-history <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Attorney General’s office has announced a settlement in what it calls the largest illegal wetlands fill in New Hampshire History. T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he company involved faces up to $1.3 million dollars in state and federal fines, restoration, and "supplemental environmental projects."</span></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:56:41 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 24978 at http://nhpr.org AG's Office Announces Settlement in 'Largest Wetlands Fill In N.H. History' DES Moving Towards New Superfund Site in Farmington http://nhpr.org/post/des-moving-towards-new-superfund-site-farmington <p>The Department of Environmental Services is working to have &nbsp;a former auto-parts factory and landfill in Farmington declared a <a href="http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/waste/hwrb/fss/superfund/index.htm">Superfund </a>site.&nbsp;DES officials are confident the site will be accepted into the federal program.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:55:02 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 6808 at http://nhpr.org